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Technology is Killing This Essential Social Skill … What Can You Do?

Posted on: July 1st, 2018 by

Although technology facilitates more connections across the globe than ever before, technological advancements do not always contribute to healthy emotional well-being. Most teens spend nine hours on social media every day. Over the course of their lives, your kids will spend about 5 years, 4 months on social media. They’ll only spend 1 year, 3…

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Are Your Kids Free to Fail?

Posted on: May 10th, 2018 by

Failure is key to maturity. Failure forces kids to re-assess their goals, change their strategies, and learn. When kids avoid failure, they do not grow toward independence. In 2012, 36 percent of 18- to 31-year-olds in the US were living with their parents. But the consequences are even more severe than moving your 20-year-old home. Fear of…

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Do These 6 Things to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Posted on: March 12th, 2018 by

Perhaps you made News Year’s Resolutions to exercise or eat more vegetables — in essence, to keep your body healthy. Or maybe you would like to improve your memory. Those are great goals… but they’re not enough. You also need to keep your brain healthy.   Just like a muscle, your brain needs nourishment and activity to…

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Neuroscientists Reveal What Will Make Your Brain Happy

Posted on: March 12th, 2018 by

The emotions of your brain You text to connect, we all do. But did you know that when you text, your brain actually gets a positive chemical response? Science continually points out how important direct human connection is, even on social media. When people in stressful situations connect with family and friends in person or…

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Natural Herbal Remedies for ADHD

Posted on: January 10th, 2018 by

Natural Help for ADHD? I have often wanted science to prove the efficacy of homeopathic alternatives for treating ADHD. Finally, a growing body of evidence has emerged that illuminates the potential effectiveness of natural remedies to treat ailments like pain, focus, mood, anxiety, and depression. As you know, healthy remedies contain natural resources. In correct…

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Back to School Supplies for Anxiety & Stress

Posted on: August 27th, 2017 by

It’s the same drill every year—check lists of generic school supplies. But the one thing that creates the most stress and anxiety is homework, so why not be prepared to soothe your student’s worry. Your student’s unique needs call for sensory stimulating school supplies. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered. Everything your child needs to succeed…

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How to Win the Technology War at Home

Posted on: May 3rd, 2017 by

Technology is one of — if not the — greatest arguments in homes today. You know this. What you might not know is how to win the battles you face with your kids every day. Your War Phones and iPads are important tools, but can become dangerous addictions. Technology’s Helpful… Phones allow our kids to…

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Your Simple 8-Step Guide to Surviving Winter Depression

Posted on: March 1st, 2017 by

We are smack dab in the middle of the most depressing months of the year, especially for women and children with ADHD. Most people who suffer from winter depression — or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) — don’t bounce back until early May. And, according to Dr. Robert Levitan, associate professor of psychiatry at the University of…

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How to Hold Yourself Accountable

Posted on: January 18th, 2017 by

Accountability is a difficult thing to establish, but it is a key component to increasing your likelihood of success. If someone is checking up on you, then you are more likely to complete the task with integrity despite obstacles or fatigue. Knowing you will have to respond, answer, or confess to someone ups the ante…

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Building Goals to Get the Best You

Posted on: January 18th, 2017 by

Almost half of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Only 8% achieve their resolutions, according to Forbes. Are you really surprised the number is so low? Be honest—how many times have your resolutions lasted all the way through the year? What about even through February? You’re not alone. Forbes said that 92% of people don’t keep…

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